As trade shows and events pick up steam again after many were cancelled between 2020 and 2021, VirTra now has plenty more opportunities to show clients and potential customers how we have used this time to develop and enhance our product line. SHOT Show is usually the first event of the year for many supplier and developer companies who handle everything firearms. Over the years, the event has given VirTra many opportunities to display our proficiencies to law enforcement agencies looking for an effective training solution.

What’s New in 2022

Due to the pandemic causing the 2021 show to be cancelled, VirTra will now be catching everyone up on what we’ve been working on. One of the products you have likely heard about is the V-300® 4K – a product that has taken years to be perfected and was launched to clients in 2020. This ultra-high-resolution simulator will be the main eye catcher, but the tools and scenarios are what really help inspire learning.

Some of the vital tools, curriculum and immersive scenarios include:

  • New V-Threat-Fire® consequence device. The Threat-Fire is now smaller and lighter with better Bluetooth connectivity.
  • New Red Dot Optic V-VICTA certified curriculum with 21 training drills in conjunction with Victory First® utilizing Aimpoint® red dot optics
  • New multi-incident scenarios with new characters and skill drills.
  • Advanced Skills CO2 magazines with Bluetooth triggered malfunctions for a wide array of pistols and rifles.

We are also giving a sneak peek of our “Behavior Analysis Threat Response” curriculum that is pending submission to IADLEST. This coursework will help law enforcement officers recognize threat cues while also understanding the science behind them.

Special Event

Besides doing demonstrations, VirTra’s first ever Gunslinger Contest will be taking place at our booth! This marksmanship challenge will be presented on our simulator with the ballistically accurate V-Marksmanship program. The challenger with the greatest hit factor (combination of speed and accuracy) will win a huge silver ring from Metal Urgency – an acclaimed foundry. Other prizes include a Darter Knife set from Haley Strategic Partners.

If you are interested in scheduling time for a demonstration with our product specialists and industry SMEs, contact us. We’ll see you on January 18-21 at Booth #30009! You can also find our V-100® at the Action Target booth – Booth #12816.

VirTra is ringing in the new year with new hardware, software, curriculum and a focus on portability at SHOT Show 2020. A frequent flyer at SHOT, VirTra will be located at Booth #8211 with yet another eye-catching firearms training simulator for police and military.

The single-screen V-100® was designed with portability in mind. The most lightweight of VirTra’s four simulators, the V-100 is affordable, durable, portable and does not require a large space. A V-100 on the new VirTra STEP monthly subscription plan starts as low as $895. Additionally, the system supports marksmanship and skill building that help make it the higher standard among single-screen firearms simulators. Combine all this with superior graphics and audio, and it’s the perfect addition to any agency’s training program.

While going through a demo at SHOT Show, you will notice the lifelike firearm you’ll be using. The reason these firearms look and feel so real is because they are. The only change is the addition of a hardened stainless-steel drop-in recoil kit and CO2 magazine for life-like recoil. This allows law enforcement and military to train using their own firearms while being safer and more cost-effective than using live ammunition at the range.

Naturally, those using a firearms training simulator will observe what is shown on screen. VirTra’s own in-house production team films and edits all of the training scenarios that come standard with any simulator. Despite being smaller than the V-300®–its five-screen counterpart–the V-100 still provides users with lifelike training, an extensive scenario library, and the ability to practice marksmanship.

New Year, New Updates

VirTra’s presence at SHOT Show is just the beginning of what is in store for 2020. VirTra will be releasing VOS 4.8®, the latest update to its operating system. These updates will bring increased immersion, physical fidelity, ease of use and aid in monitoring training. Additional IADLEST-certified curriculum is included with the update, allowing law enforcement to train for a multitude of different situations.

For additional information on VirTra’s presence at SHOT Show or any VirTra product, feel free to contact us.

Today marks the start of the 2019 Shot Show in Las Vegas, NV. This show is one of the largest trade shows for firearms and law enforcement with an estimated 58,000 people in attendance at this unique gathering of professionals. VirTra is featuring our newest products and newly released content for our firearms training simulator. So, what can you expect to see at our booth this year?

V-VICTA: VirTra recently launched V-VICTA as a way to provide certified training curriculum to our customers while keeping up with the newest topics. These crucial law enforcement training areas include Contact and Cover, Injured Officer Handgun Manipulation, and most recently High-Risk Vehicle Stop. All of these are included within V-VICTA and provide specific law enforcement training that each of our partners shared their expertise to ensure our curriculum met their strict standards.

Haley Strategic 6-Plate Challenge: This year at Shot Show VirTra is featuring our Haley Strategic 6-Plate Challenge where you can test your skills for the fastest time in our V-ST Pro Training Simulator. The fastest time will win a FREE D7 Course provided by our partners at Haley Strategic. Be sure to stop by the Marco Polo room each day to test your skills. Can you beat the best time to hit all six plates in a row?? See here for more details on the rules.

New Pistols and Rifle Kits:  VirTra is always pushing the envelope when it comes to training with the latest pistols and rifles kits for our training systems. This year we are debuting several new pistols and rifles that are newly tested and compatible with our training system and patented technology. Be sure to stop by the booth #8211 for a complete list and testing out your new favorite.

We look forward to seeing you there at Shot Show 2019, be sure to schedule a demo with VirTra here.

VirTra and Haley Strategic Partners are bringing their innovative training partnership to Las Vegas next week at the 2018 SHOT Show, the world’s largest tradeshow for the shooting, hunting and firearms industries. The event offers specialized training courses for law enforcement as part of its Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP). This year’s curriculum focuses in part on the application of technology and training methods. On Tuesday, January 23, renowned trainer Travis Haley will lead a session on “Peak Performance”, an engaging, high-energy presentation of firearms training techniques for law enforcement that will show officers strategic techniques that enable them to function at their highest levels.

During the 60-minute session, Travis will delve into the cognitive principles connecting mind and body that have been a staple of training for world-class athletes. And, he’ll discuss how Haley Strategic has adapted these techniques to enable law enforcement to react faster and make better decisions in the high-stress situations that they face every day. The class is also an introduction into the joint program developed by VirTra and Haley Strategic called “D7 Powered by Virtra,” which offers individualized firearms training for use of force, high stress, and tactical engagements.

The D7 program was first unveiled in November 2017 at an event at Haley Strategic headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.  The new program represents the aggressive approach that the two companies are taking to incorporate more science and data analysis into training for law enforcement. VirTra’s V-300 and V-ST PRO systems are the foundation of the D7 Powered by VirTra program. The immersive technology can recreate 200 different lifelike law enforcement scenario simulations that combine the latest technology with sophisticated training concepts. The program takes into account an individual’s personality traits and tendencies in high-stress situations and teaches each trainee how to refocus for peak performance, particularly in use of force situations.

Session attendees will leave with a much better understanding of how VirTra’s cutting-edge simulator technology enables the efficient application of Haley Strategic’s decision-based training concepts, and how data analysis, biomechanics and other scientific principles applied in VirTra scenarios offer a superior learning experience. Advanced training programs like D7 Powered by VirTra mirror what law enforcement actually encounters on a daily basis, and can best prepare officers physically and mentally to recognize threats, handle stress, de-escalate, and, if necessary, use lethal force in a manner that complies with their departmental guidelines.  VirTra and Haley Strategic look forward to seeing you next week at the SHOT Show!

VirTra Products Prevalent with Leading Companies at Key Industry Trade Show

Tempe, Ariz. — January 22, 2018 — VirTra, Inc. (OTCQX: VTSI), a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets, is planning a robust schedule at the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the world’s largest tradeshow for the shooting, hunting and firearms industries. VirTra will be at booth 7608 at the Sands Expo Center. The event, which will be attended by an expected 64,500 people across law enforcement agencies, firearms owners, outdoor enthusiasts and investors, offers specialized training courses for law enforcement as part of its Law Enforcement Education Program (LEEP).

One important aspect of simulation training is the inclusion of a training firearm that is nearly identical to the real thing in both form and function.  Customers often require a specific make and model firearm in order to proceed with implementing simulators into their training program.  VirTra is a world leader in providing highly realistic simulated firearms with uniquely powerful recoil and will be introducing two new weapon recoil kits, one for the CZ 805 Bren S1, and one for the IWI Tavor X95. Both companies, CZ-USA and IWI US, Inc. will also be exhibiting at SHOT Show, and are expected to bring their customers over to VirTra’s booth so they can experience firing the simulated weapon without the use of live ammunition.

On the show’s opening night, Tuesday, January 23, VirTra will have a fully operational V-ST Pro simulator at the party hosted by industry clothing leader, 5.11 Tactical for attendees to experience. Attendees will, firsthand, experience the combination of incredible fidelity and accuracy that are the hallmarks of VirTra’s leading simulated shooting range product and patented, cutting edge accessories used extensively by the thought leaders throughout the law enforcement community.

On Tuesday, January 23, Travis Haley, CEO of Haley Strategic Partners, will lead a session sponsored by VirTra on “Peak Performance,” an engaging, high-energy presentation of firearms training techniques for law enforcement that will show officers strategic techniques that enable them to function at their highest levels in conjunction with the VirTra’s simulators.

During the 60-minute session, Travis will discuss how Haley Strategic has adapted cognitive principles similar to those used by world-class athletes to enable law enforcement to react faster and make better decisions in the high-stress situations that they face every day. The class is also an introduction into the joint program developed by VirTra and Haley Strategic called “D7 Powered by VirTra,” which offers individualized firearms training for use of force, high stress, and tactical engagements.

The D7 program, first unveiled in November 2017, represents the aggressive approach that the two companies are taking to incorporate more science and data analysis into training for law enforcement. VirTra’s V-300 and V-ST PRO systems are the foundation of the D7 Powered by VirTra program. The immersive technology can recreate 200 different lifelike law enforcement scenario simulations that combine the latest technology with sophisticated training concepts. The program takes into account an individual’s personality traits and tendencies in high-stress situations and teaches each trainee how to refocus for peak performance, particularly in use of force situations.

Bob Ferris, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of VirTra, added, “We have significantly expanded the scope of our participation at this year’s SHOT Show, and we are excited to demonstrate our newest simulator, brand-new weapons kits and our strategic partnership with Haley Strategic and its world-renowned CEO, Travis Haley. This trade show will provide leading law enforcement agencies, firearm enthusiasts, and investors the opportunity to experience the VirTra V-ST Pro simulator in person. As a result, attendees will be able to gain a deep understanding of the increasing vital training that VirTra’s products provide to law enforcement customers around the world.”

About VirTra 

VirTra is a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, educational and commercial markets. The Company’s patented technologies, software and scenarios provide intense training for de-escalation, judgmental use-of-force, marksmanship and related training that mimics real world situations. VirTra’s mission is to save and improve lives worldwide through realistic and highly-effective virtual reality and simulator technology. Learn more about the company at www.VirTra.com.

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